Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards

Each year, since 1965, Santa Barbara Beautiful has recognized and celebrated outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses who have created and developed important community public-access projects that have enhanced the quality of life and expanded the beauty the City of Santa Barbara.

We are pleased to present a chronicle of those award-winning achievements over the years.

We were honored to celebrate our 55th Anniversary with Golden Leaf Awards—dedicated to the strength of our community and the individuals who have given joy to our city during these difficult times of Covid-19. Congratulations to each and every one!

View the 2021 Golden Leaf Awards Winners
Celebrating 56 Years of Beautification Since 1965

Annual Award Programs

Golden Leaf Awards

Program – 2020 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Pathways to Community

Program – 2019 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Growing Resiliency

Program – 2018 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Rain & Renewal

Program – 2017 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Waves of Beauty

Program – 2016 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Celebrating 50 Years of Beautification!

Program – 2015 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Timeless Santa Barbara

Program – 2014 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Under Santa Barbara Skies

Program – 2013 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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Rhapsody in Blooom

Program – 2012 Santa Barbara Beautiful Awards
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The recognition is phenomenal! It’s an amazing surprise. And that people are visiting it, and enjoying it and recognizing it is beyond anything that we ever expected.
Kirsten & Darrell Becker, Becker Studios, Commercial Property Award Recipient

Heath House - President's Award - Golden Leaf Awards 2021
Heath House - 2021 President's Award
Solstice Gates
Winter Solstice Gate
Santa Barbara Modern Art Museum SBMA wins Golden Leaf Award by Santa Barbara Beautiful
Santa Barbara Museum of Art